Result
3rd Test, Sydney, Jan 9-15 1959, England tour of Australia
219 & 287/7d
(25 ov, target 150)
357 & 54/2
Match drawn
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TE Bailey lbw b Meckiff824271033.33
CA Milton c Meckiff b Davidson823351034.78
TW Graveney c Harvey b Benaud331141333028.94
PBH May (c)c Mackay b Slater421171143035.89
MC Cowdrey c Harvey b Benaud34104975032.69
ER Dexter lbw b Slater1750014.28
R Swetman c Mackay b Benaud411801681022.77
GAR Lock lbw b Mackay2158623036.20
FS Trueman c Burke b Benaud1829371162.06
JC Laker c Harvey b Benaud2420050.00
JB Statham not out028000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 5, w 2)11
TOTAL(82.4 Ov, RR: 1.99)219
Fall of wickets: 1-19 (Trevor Bailey), 2-23 (Arthur Milton), 3-91 (Peter May), 4-97 (Tom Graveney), 5-98 (Ted Dexter), 6-155 (Colin Cowdrey), 7-194 (Tony Lock), 8-200 (Roy Swetman), 9-202 (Jim Laker), 10-219 (Fred Trueman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson1232111.3100
I Meckiff1524512.2500
R Benaud33.4108351.8500
KN Slater1444022.1400
KD Mackay831911.7800
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald c Graveney b Lock401661922024.09
JW Burke c Lock b Laker1254740022.22
RN Harvey  b Laker746471015.21
NCL O'Neill c †Swetman b Laker771942227039.69
LE Favell c Cowdrey b Lock541691474031.95
KD Mackay  b Trueman571541996037.01
R Benaud (c) b Laker61591040.00
AK Davidson lbw b Lock711732328041.04
ATW Grout c Statham b Laker1450530028.00
KN Slater not out1470025.00
I Meckiff  b Lock22200100.00
Extras(b 5, lb 10, nb 1)16
TOTAL(128.2 Ov, RR: 2.08)357
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Jim Burke), 2-52 (Neil Harvey), 3-87 (Colin McDonald), 4-197 (Les Favell), 5-199 (Norm O'Neill), 6-208 (Richie Benaud), 7-323 (Ken Mackay), 8-353 (Alan Davidson), 9-355 (Wally Grout), 10-357 (Ian Meckiff)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham1624802.2500
FS Trueman1833711.5400
GAR Lock43.2913042.2500
JC Laker46910751.7400
TE Bailey501902.8500
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
TE Bailey c sub b Benaud2592863027.17
CA Milton c Davidson b Benaud856711014.28
TW Graveney lbw b Davidson2256532039.28
PBH May (c) b Burke9226931810034.20
MC Cowdrey not out1003023657033.11
ER Dexter c †Grout b Benaud1133322033.33
R Swetman lbw b Burke530230016.66
FS Trueman st †Grout b Benaud013000.00
GAR Lock not out1131222035.48
Extras(b 11, lb 1, w 1)13
TOTAL(109 Ov, RR: 1.97)287/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Arthur Milton), 2-37 (Trevor Bailey), 3-64 (Tom Graveney), 4-246 (Peter May), 5-262 (Ted Dexter), 6-269 (Roy Swetman), 7-270 (Fred Trueman)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AK Davidson33116511.4700
I Meckiff31701.7500
R Benaud3379442.1300
KN Slater1856102.5400
KD Mackay1122101.4300
JW Burke1132621.7700
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 150 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CC McDonald  b Laker1683731019.27
JW Burke  b Laker741531017.07
RN Harvey not out1857553031.57
NCL O'Neill not out729350024.13
Extras(b 6)6
TOTAL(25 Ov, RR: 1.62)54/2
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Jim Burke), 2-33 (Colin McDonald)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JB Statham20602.2500
FS Trueman41901.6800
GAR Lock1142301.5600
JC Laker831020.9300
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesEngland tour of Australia
Series resultAustralia led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 464
Season1958/59
Match days9,10,12,13,14,15 January 1959 (6-day match)
Test debut
Keith Slater
Roy Swetman
Umpires
Mel McInnes
Col Hoy
Balls per over8
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 09 Jan - day 1 - England 1st innings 190/6 (R Swetman 36*, GAR Lock 17*)
Sat, 10 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 3/0 (CC McDonald 1*, JW Burke 2*)
Sun, 11 Jan - rest day
Mon, 12 Jan - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 184/3 (NCL O'Neill 66*, LE Favell 50*)
Tue, 13 Jan - day 4 - England 2nd innings 1/0 (TE Bailey 1*, CA Milton 0*)
Wed, 14 Jan - day 5 - England 2nd innings 178/3 (PBH May 63*, MC Cowdrey 50*)
Thu, 15 Jan - day 6 - Australia 2nd innings 54/2 (25 ov) - end of match